Guide To Fishing At Lost Island Lake
AKA: Lost Island Lake County Park
A popular ice fishing destination in winter, Lost Island Lake also has a reputation for good fishing in warm weather. This 1,260-acre lake is located in northwest Iowa 2 miles north of Ruthven.
Within 7 miles of shoreline bass, catfish, crappie, walleye, sunfish, perch and northern pike reside in good numbers. Walleye, channel catfish and pike top the list of locals. Amenities include a nice boat launch ramp and camping at Lost Island Huston Park, a pier, a fish cleaning station and open areas for fishing from the bank.
What to fish for...
Fishing for largemouth bass, channel catfish, black crappie, walleye, bluegill, white bass, yellow bass, yellow perch and northern pike at Lost Island Lake in Iowa.
Primary fish species residing in Lost Island Lake
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Lost Island Lake Amenities
Boat Rental: NO
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Convenience Store: NEARBY
Bait & Tackle: NEARBY
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Public Boat Launch Ramps & Landings
Hudson Park Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the northeast corner of the lake, off 350th Avenue, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and gravel parking.
Click here for a Iowa Fishing License.
Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby
Lost Island – Huston Park Campground - 712 837-4866
East Leach Park Campground - 712 580-7265
Lost Island Lake IA Map - Fishing & Camping Areas
Lost Island Lake
Lost Island – Huston Park Campground
3267 – 350th Avenue
Ruthven, Iowa 51358
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Lost Island Lake in IA
General Fishing Info
Fishing for walleye, channel catfish and pike in northwest IA.